Colorado's Kaiser Permanente sent patient letters to wrong parties

Electa Draper reports:

Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of Colorado reported Friday it mailed letters meant for one group of patients to the wrong patients on July 24.

A mailing from Kaiser’s Population Care and Prevention Services Department was processed incorrectly, with some letters going to the wrong parties, officials said. The letter described a chronic care program — and the personal information disclosed in it was limited to patient name and program enrollment. The letters did not contain financial or other personal information, officials said in a release.

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